Factories to be moved out of Phnom Penh to ease traffic

A Phnom Penh city official told The Post on Monday that all warehouses and factories will be relocated along the capital’s new third ring road once it is completed in 2021. This will prevent heavy goods vehicles causing congestion and accidents in the city. ...

Khorn Savi

Centre to upskill truck drivers

The Heavy-Vehicle Driver Training Centre, under the General Department of Land Transport, was launched at a ceremony on Wednesday. It will provide training to heavy-vehicle drivers, on St 598, Chraing Chamreh II commune, Russei Keo district, in the capital. ...

Soth Koemsoeun

Traffic deaths still plague Kingdom

Despite an increase in traffic law enforcement and awareness, traffic deaths continued to plague the country during the first six months of 2018. A National Police general department of traffic and public order report published yesterday said that 1,633 traffic accidents lead to 930 deaths ...

Sen David

Bus service loses $150k per month

Phnom Penh Governor Khuong Sreng has claimed City Hall loses about $150,000 every month covering the costs of staff and other expenses to support public bus services. City Hall spokesman Met Meas Pheakdey said that although the state lost money, there were two important advantages to ...

Mom Sophon

Prime Minister supportive of water taxi system

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday expressed support for the waterway transport system from Prek Phnov to Phnom Penh and to Takhmao city, which will be launched before Khmer New Year. ...

Mom Sophon

City Hall considering relocating warehouses

Speaking at a pagoda inauguration on Saturday, Phnom Penh Governor Pa Socheatvong said City Hall is looking to move warehouses and automobile repair shops out of the city centre to the outskirts to reduce pollution and traffic congestion – a move Hun Sen’s sister Hun ...

Kong Meta

Online vehicle registration and driving tests launched

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport officially launched a pair of new websites yesterday that will allow Cambodians to register their vehicles as well as take the written portion of their driver’s exam online. ...

Sen David and Andrew Nachemson

Chroy changvar bridge to close for repairs

The Cambodia-Japan Friendship Bridge will close for repairs early next year after structural damage was discovered last year, City Hall announced yesterday. City Hall spokesman Mean Chanyada said: “We will close the bridge for 22 months to make repairs starting from early January 2017.” ...

Ven Rathavong

City hall to add 5,000 signs to cut accident rate

Phnom Penh City Hall started installing 5,000 new road safety signs around the capital on Monday in an attempt to reduce accidents, according to officials. Phnom Penh Governor Pa Socheatevong took to Facebook yesterday, writing that a total of 615 signs had been installed along Norodom, ...

Mom Kunthear

Traffic accidents are leading cause of death in Cambodia

Traffic accidents are the leading cause of death in Cambodia, destroying not only lives but national morale, dignity, property and development efforts, a road safety expert told the Hello VOA call-in program on Wednesday. ...

Khamboly Dy

Helmet use for children low despite traffic law

Research by the Asia Injury Prevention Foundation (AIPF) found helmet use by child motorbike passengers was still low in January despite the government’s much-touted Traffic Law, with observers blaming poor enforcement. ...

Bun Sengkong

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